Archive for January, 2012

Announcing the 2012 30th Anniversary Ride Series

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 by tony

To celebrate 30 years of LGBT cycling we’re powering up the Way Back machine to revisit some club favorites from back in the day. There are rides which have always been popular—Mt. Tam, Mt. Diablo, Nicasio, Tiburon Loop, the Three Bears, etc.—and they’re popular just because they are iconic Bay Area rides: everybody does them! […]


A New Hope: The First Ride of the New Year

Monday, January 9th, 2012 by tony

Why ride a bicycle to the top of Mt. Diablo on New Years Day? It’s certainly not a unique idea: all the local clubs—Valley Spokesmen, Grizzly Peak Cyclists, and Diablo Cyclists—all had rides up Diablo on January 1 as did we, Different Spokes. It is perhaps the purest expression of hope, a cyclist’s New Years […]


How about a little early Saddle Challenge?

Friday, January 6th, 2012 by David Gaus

Kick off the New Year with some serious sweat courtesy of Strava. From January 6-31, you’re challenged to ride as many miles as you can. Put on those base miles, start the suffering early and build your foundation for 2012. Surprises (from Strava) are in store for the most dedicated competitors, so get ready to […]